2021 Fourth of July Events in Cape May County

Cape May Independence Day Parade

Saturday, July 3, 2021 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Independence Day Parade is back on July 3, 2021 at Noon down Beach Dr. Decorated golf carts, bicycles, and baby carriages are encouraged to enter our “Best Decorated” Contest this year for a chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prizes! All community entries are welcome to participate in the parade. Anyone interested in participating should contact the Cape May Department of Civic Affairs at (609) 884-9565.

Boat Parade

Saturday, July 3, 2021 4:00 p.m.

Avalon Yacht Club, Patriotic Theme. For more information visit avalonrecreation.org. Participating boats must arrive by 3:45 p.m. to lineup and follow Avalon Fire Department Vessel. No registration necessary.

Lower Township 4th of July Festival & Fireworks

Saturday, July 3, 2021 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Lower Township’s annual Independence Day festival and fireworks returns to the bayfront on July 3.

The event, held along the township’s bay front in North Cape May, is an evening full of live music, family entertainment, delicious food, free children’s amusement rides and one of the largest fireworks displays in the area.

The festival begins at 5:00 p.m. along the bay front in North Cape May between Lincoln Boulevard and Emerson Avenue. Amusement rides are located on Washington Boulevard and Franklin Avenue. As the festival winds down around 8:45 p.m., grab your beach blankets and chairs and head down to the bay to watch the fireworks illuminate the Delaware Bay.  The fireworks will start shortly after 9:00 p.m. Call (609) 886-2005 for more information.

Free Patriotic Ocean City Pops Concert

Saturday, July 3, 2021 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

As part of a festive Fourth of July weekend, the Ocean City Pops will perform a free outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. on July 3 at Carey Stadium. The legendary local orchestra will perform patriotic classics and audience favorites in honor of our nation’s birthday. Bring a beach chair or blanket to sit on the field, and there will be seating available in the bleachers. Carey Stadium is behind Ocean City High School between the beach blocks of Fifth Street and Sixth Street. Visit Ticketmaster to reserve your seats for the show. Call (856) 740-1407 for more information.

Independence Day Weekend Celebration at Historic Cold Spring Village

July 3 and 4, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate all things American at Historic Cold Spring Village’s annual Independence Day Celebration, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 3rd and 4th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. A variety of patriotic family activities, programs, and music will be taking place and the Village’s restored historic buildings will be open, featuring demonstrations of Early American trades and crafts. Call (609) 898-2300 ext.10 for more information.

4th of July Bike & Pooch Parade

Sunday, Jul 4, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Bike & LSV Participants check in from 8am until 8:45am at 9th & Atlantic Avenues, North Wildwood. Check in for Pooch Parade at Bill Henfey Park from 8am until 8:45am. Parade begins at 9 a.m. at 9th and Atlantic Avenues, joins Pooch Parade at 8th & Atlantic Avenues and proceeds north to 1st & Surf Avenues. No rain date. Prizes awarded for the best decorated bikes, strollers, scooters, golf carts etc. in red, white and blue theme. FREE. Call 609-522-2955 to register to participate in the parade. Pooches can be registered the day of the parade. All ages are welcome to participate in the parade.

OCNJ 4th of July Bike Parade (Longport Bridge Parking Lot)

Sunday, July 4, 2021 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sponsored by the Gardens Civic Association Registration 9 a.m. at the Longport Bridge parking lot. The parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

OCNJ 4th Celebration: Kite Flying Competition & Fireworks

Sunday, July 4, 2021 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Celebrate America in OCNJ with a kite flying competition at 7 p.m. followed by entertainment on the beach next to the Music Pier. A spectacular boardwalk fireworks display tops off the evening at 9 p.m. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

Fireworks & Don’t Call Me Francis Band

Sunday, July 4, 2021 7:30 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.

FREE live music for the entire family featuring ‘Don’t Call Me Francis’ (dance/party hits). Bring a blanket or beach chair. 4th of July fireworks at 10:00 pm. For more information call 609.523.0202 or visit WildwoodCrest.org. Located at Centennial Park Willdwood Crest, Fern Road & Ocean Ave.

Fox Park Amphitheater Concert Series

Sunday, July 4, 2021 7:30 p.m.

Fox Park, Burk & Ocean Avenues in Wildwood. 7:30 p.m. FREE. This weeks entertainment is “Sensational Soul Cruisers” (60s, 70s, 80s, Classic Soul, RnB, Motown & Disco). Bring a blanket or a beach chair.  609.522.2444 or WildwoodNJ.org

Stone Harbor Independence Day Fireworks

Sunday, July 4, 2021 8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Hosted by Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce. Fireworks start at dusk and can be seen from any beachfront!

Avalon 4th of July Fireworks

Sunday, July 4, 2021 8:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Avalon 4th of July Fireworks will set off from 30th Street and are visible from most locations in Avalon. Call (609) 967-3066 for more information.

4th of July Fireworks in Sea Isle

Sunday, July 4, 2021 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Sea Isle City is the perfect place to celebrate our Nation’s Independence. Wrap up the day with a colorful fireworks display. Sea Isle’s Independence Day Fireworks Show will take place at 9:00 p.m., launched from an ocean barge near the 50th Street beach. Call (609) 263-TOUR (8687) for more information.

Cape May Independence Day Fireworks

Sunday, July 4, 2021 9:15 p.m.

Cape May Fireworks launched from the ocean, in front of Congress Hall. However, you can see them from along the beach at Convention Hall past Congress Hall Beach. *Rain Date is July 5th.

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular 10:00 p.m.! Rain date Monday July 5th at 10:00 p.m. What better way to end a fun-filled week of summer fun in the Wildwoods than with FREE Fireworks! Enjoy a spectacular nighttime display of fireworks exploding to a musical score that is played all along the Boardwalk and is simulcast on 98.7 The Coast. Launched from Pine Avenue & the Beach the fireworks are visible from anywhere on the Boardwalk. So pull up a beach chair or just stop in your tracks on the Boardwalk for a few minutes of breathtaking color and lights! For more information visit dooww.com/fridayfireworks.